In addition to handcrafted items (hats, mitts, scarves, muffs, etc.) there is a need for heavy sweatshirts and coats, especially large and X-large sizes.
If you are feeling creative, any favorite pattern will do, but if you are looking for ideas here are simple patterns, perfect for beginners:
Rolled brim hat
Super simple hat
Simple Skateboarder Hat
Beginner Garter Stitch Scarf
Simple Crochet Scarf
Remember, the Knit Only Knitters group meets each Wednesday evening in the library, 6:00-8:00 PM. All are welcome to attend. Bring a project to work on and visit with friends.